Advocates and defenders of the First Amendment and freedom of speech are strung out like the three Roman legions that were ambushed and ultimately annihilated by barbarians in the dense Teutoburg Forest in Germany in 9 A.D. Out of a force of about 36,000 fighting men, the Romans suffered between 16,000 and 20,000 casualties.
The First Amendment, appended to the Constitution with nine other Amendments which became known collectively as the Bill of Rights, reads:
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.
And that Amendment is all Americans have at present protecting them from censorship and a dictatorship. We are marching into an ambush by secular advocates…
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” New data has revealed what is perhaps the most depressing economic statistic of the year: More people in America are on welfare than have full-time jobs. Yes, you read that correctly. Welfare is now America’s most popular occupation.
From the U.S. Census Bureau, reported by Investor’s Business Daily:
At the end of 2011, the last year for which data are available, some 108.6 million people received one or more means-tested government benefit programs — bureaucratese for welfare.
Meanwhile, there were just 101.7 million people with full-time jobs, the Census data show, including both the private and government sectors.”
This aspect of Obama’s “Hope & Change” can only end badly , for as Alexis de Toqueville said :
“The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe
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Obamacare is now just over one month old and to be honest while I expected the results to be devastating I am surprised it has happened this fast. I am not talking about the website glitches for while that is a bigger issue than the Democrats are making it out to be, an even bigger issue is all the people who have already lost healthcare coverage.
At last count it was over 2,000,000 people including 500,000 in California and 300,000 in Florida and the number climbs higher every day. And the trend continues in new Jersey where it was just announced that college students in the state will lose the affordable healthcare coverage because under the guidelines of Obamacare it is not good enough for them.
Many students have found themselves in health care limbo this semester. Community colleges in New Jersey used to offer cheap health insurance for…
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